Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Equity and Access
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|Location:||Texas, United States|
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University - San Marcos
Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Equality and Access
Job Number: 2013464
Job Description: Texas State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Equity and Access, a senior-level leader who reports directly to the Special Assistant to the President, provides guidance to the President's Cabinet, and is responsible for:
- providing leadership on issues of diversity and equity and access;
- operation of the Office of Equity and Access;
- providing and coordinating professional development training including on-campus EEO and diversity training for faculty and staff;
- overseeing faculty and staff hiring to include monitoring and reviewing recruitment, applications, and hiring recommendations;
- reviewing and investigating allegations of harassment and discrimination, and recommending solutions to parties involved;
- providing counsel to other senior university leaders on diversity, and equity and access issues, including ADA guidelines;
- leading the University Equity and Access Committee which is responsible for strategic planning for diversity and monitoring progress toward goals; and,
- completing university, state and federal reports and monitoring university policies on diversity, and equity and access
Required Qualifications: The successful candidate must have:
- Earned Master's or J.D. degree at the time of application
- Demonstrated leadership on issues of diversity, and equity
- Administrative experience
- Direct experience in investigating discrimination and harassment allegations
- Direct experience in conflict resolution, employee training programs, and developing and implementing equal employment opportunity initiatives
- Experience in reviewing recruitment, application and
hiring recommendations of managers in order to recommend
approval or disapproval
Preferred Qualifications: Additional preferred qualifications include:
- Earned doctoral degree
- Current or prior full-time higher education experience at a
master's or doctoral granting institution
- Background in EEO and general employment law
- Demonstrated effective communication and computer skills
- At least 5 years of administrative experience
Additional Information for Applicants: Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a doctoral granting emerging research university located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor, the largest campus in The Texas State University System, and the 33rd largest public university in the nation. Texas State's 34,000 students choose from 96 undergraduate, 88 masters, and 12 doctoral programs offered by seven colleges (Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering), University College, Honors College and The Graduate College. With a diverse campus community including over 39 percent of the student body from ethnic and racial minorities, Texas State is one of the top 16 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation. Texas State also delivers coursework on a second 101-acre campus in Round Rock, just north of Austin, offering several undergraduate and master's programs. Additional information about the university and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at http://www.txstate.edu.
Review of applications and nominations will begin on October 15, 2013. A complete file must include an application letter detailing the candidate's ability to fulfill the required and preferred job qualifications stated above, a resume, and a list of three references with contact information to receive full consideration by the search committee. No application will be accepted after October 21, 2013. All applications and nominations will be held in strict confidence. Candidates selected for further review may be asked to supply additional information through the Texas State online application system at: http://apptrkr.com/383696.
Nominations and questions should be addressed to:
Dr. Cynthia Opheim, Chair
Search and Screening Committee
Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Equity and Access
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
Texas State University is an equal opportunity educational institution and as such will not discriminate against any person in employment or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veterans' status, or on the basis of sexual orientation. Equal employment opportunities shall include: personnel transactions of recruitment, employment, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary.
This university is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions and is a member of The Texas State University System.
Job Posting Number: 2013464
For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit jobs.hr.txstate.edu or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.
About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University-San Marcos is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 29,000 students and 2,300 faculty and staff.
Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of nearly 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.
Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.
Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.
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